Deccan Festival 2016 in Hyderabad

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25 February – 1 March 2016

Deccan Festival organized in Hyderabad by the Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation is one of the most noteworthy festivals of Andhra Pradesh. Hyderabad is well known for Char Minar, Golkonda Fort, historical monuments, mosques and pearl jewelries. Also, Hyderabadi Biryani have been the favorite among all traveling to this city. Deccan Festival in the month of February is an addition to the list of “reasons to visit Hyderabad“.

The entire city of Hyderabad gets enlivened even more during the fun and frolic of Deccan Festival. You can experience the extravaganza of arts, crafts and culture along with delicious Hyderabadi delicacies for  five days. A huge number of tourists head to Hyderabad to witness the magnificence of the Deccan Festival.

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Date and Venue Deccan Festival 2016

25th February to 1st March 2016 (Thursday to Tuesday)at Qutub Shahi Tombs, Hyderabad. These are 21 beautifully domed granite tombs that present for a photogenic sightseeing place for the visitors.

The Celebration

Music maestros from all over India head to Hyderabad to spread the magic of their amazing melodies. Proficient dancers too exhibit their stunning performances during the cultural programmes that are held every day. If you are a fan of ghazals, mushairas and qawalis, you do not miss out on Deccan Festival. Artists with unrivalled skills participate in the festival and make it a grand success every year.

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Apart from the cultural events, something else too awaits your arrival. It is the fair of pearls and bangles. Women passionate for jewelry and accessories can shop for exquisite pearls and  colorful bangles over here.

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For foodies, Deccan Festival organizes a special Food Fair with  scrumptious spread of Nawabi dishes. You can also enjoy the succulent Andhra and Hyderabadi cuisine here and treat your taste buds. Cultural events, food stalls, arts and crafts shops are organized extremely well in this festival.

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Reaching Deccan Festival

Hyderabad is easily accessible both by airways and railways. Numerous flights and trains are available to Hyderabad from all the major cities of India. The venue is about 30 kilometers from Hyderabad airport and 10 kilometers from Hyderabad railway station.

Stay and Food

Accommodation is easily available near the venue at reasonable rates. You can choose the hotel according to your budget preference. Luxurious hotels with world class amenities are also available over here. Hyderabadi Biryani, Paaya, Keema Samosa, Kebabs and Sheer Khurma are some of the dishes you should not miss out on, if you happen to be here. Also, plan a visit to Karachi Bakery and try out their biscuits, cookies as well as other bakery items.

Collect some memorable moments with your near and dear ones in this leap year of 2016 by planning a trip to Hyderabad, the city of pearls. Eat, shop, and have a great time enjoying the splendor of Indian culture like never before.

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